Broken Nose

04/11/2017

Broken Nose repair Fixing a broken nose is not the same as doing a nose job or a rhinoplasty. When a patient comes in with a broken nose (medical term is nasal fracture), I spend a good bit of time explaining their situation as it pertains to possible plastic surgery intervention.  A broken nose is | Continue Reading »

Asian Rhinoplasty in Beverly Hills with Dr. Jay Calvert

03/30/2017

Asian Rhinoplasty by Dr Jay Calvert I perform Asian rhinoplasty  fairly frequently.  However, we really need to consider this term…I mean, Asia is a big place!  And there are many different ethnicities throughout Asia.  And these various peoples have different looks and desires based on their cultures and cultural difference in beauty interpretation.  Thus, I | Continue Reading »

Lengthening the Short Nose in Secondary Rhinoplasty

03/27/2017

Short Noses can be made longer Rhinoplasty surgery sometimes produces unfavorable results. Many patients present to my practice with the complaint that their nose looks “done” or that they have an ‘operated look” after rhinoplasty.  When we drill down the problems that are causing their dissatisfaction, many times it is because their nose was simply | Continue Reading »

Septal Perforation Repair

02/08/2017

Septal Perforation Repair Its is very interesting how many ways surgeons choose to approach the repair of septal perforation.  I find that this is a very difficult problem to fix and that patients must understand this fact. Like most things in health care and medicine, patients would like to believe that there is an easy | Continue Reading »

Secondary Rhinoplasty

02/06/2017

Secondary Rhinoplasty It is difficult for most to understand why secondary rhinoplasty is so very different from the primary rhinoplasty. A primary rhinoplasty is a nose job that occurs in the absence of any other previous surgery. It is the first nose operation a patient undergoes. In fact, it is hopeful that it will be | Continue Reading »

Secondary Rhinoplasty with Rib Cartilage

01/09/2017

As I plan my lectures for two upcoming meeting, I am realizing how many secondary rhinoplasty operations require rib cartilage to make the result work.  In the past, I would have said that ear cartilage could be used for many secondary rhinoplasties.  Now, I am not so sure.  I use composite ear cartilage grafts quite | Continue Reading »

Dr Jay Calvert Rhinoplasty meeting

12/15/2016

Rhinoplasty Surgeons, Facial Plastic Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons Dr Jay Calvert: rhinoplasty meetings do not come along too frequently. Do not miss this great meeting in Las Vegas! January 13-15 at the Cosmopolitan hotel. Dr. Jay Calvert and a group of experts will be presenting their methods and thought processes on rhinoplasty. Register here This meeting | Continue Reading »

Plastic Surgery on the Black Market

12/07/2016

This video popped up on my Youtube.com account as one I “might like.”  This is a blast from the long ago past when I used to make a fair number of TV appearances as an expert on the Tyra Banks show. I love that the episode was translated, as well, with subtitles.  What is very | Continue Reading »

Dr. Jay Calvert Experience with Rib Graft Revision: Follow-up

11/27/2016

Rib Graft Revisions: A complex situation Several years ago, I started seeing a group of patients who had had rib graft revision rhinoplasty elsewhere and were not happy with their results. They were coming to me to have revision surgery of their rib grafts! We realized the need to track the outcomes of operations on | Continue Reading »

Tip Rhinoplasty and Lateral Crural Strut Grafts

11/20/2016

In tip rhinoplasty, it has come to my attention that there is a debate among rhinoplasty surgeons. The debate is about what structures provide tip support when performing a tip rhinoplasty. There is no doubt that central support of the tip with a  columellar strut is key. However, it is the belief of this surgeon that | Continue Reading »